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Monday, July 24, 2017
July Book Signing: Field Guide to Northwest Michigan Thursday July 27, 2017 - 1:00pm, free Author James Dake shares the making of the field guide and the stories behind the photographs in an interactive presentation. Get a chance to purchase a signed copy of the book! Grass River Natural Area entrance is located at 6500 Alden Highway, Bellaire, MI. www.grassriver.org Nature Story Time Friday ...read more
Categories: Community, Event, General News Article, Human Interest
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Petoskey, MI – Drost Landscape, an award-winning firm specializing in residential design and installation, welcomes Mary Richardson to their design staff. Richardson brings with her a passion for transforming outdoor spaces through the conceptualization and implementation of aesthetically pleasing and harmonious landscaping. She was formally trained in Landscape Architecture at Lansing ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
There is something about seeing things from the water that changes your perspective of the land. Join us on Wednesday, August 2nd at 9 am for a guided paddle down beautiful Grass River with a naturalist. Learn about access sites along the river, basic kayak techniques, wildlife, and the natural history of the river. This 2.5 hour program costs $50 with equipment rental or $30 if you have your ...read more
Categories: Event
Monday, July 17, 2017
Traverse City, MI -- Safety Net has announced the following hires and promotions in the second quarter: Toni Poole has been promoted to Vice President of Cloud and Technical Solutions. She has been with the company for nearly nine years, most recently serving as a Senior Network Engineer and Team Lead. Principal Kevin Bozung said, “Toni’s experience will benefit all Safety Net clients ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Friday, July 14, 2017
Traverse City, Michigan , July 14, 2017 – Herkner Farms has joined forces with Goodwill Industries and Food Rescue to donate a portion of their proceeds from product sales at the 2017 National Cherry Festival. Herkner Farms participated as a vendor at the 2017 National Cherry Festival. Their mission was to donate a meal to Food Rescue for every product sold. In addition, they matched the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, July 13, 2017
The Charlevoix Area Community Foundation, Hestia Women’s Giving Circle, and the Char/Em United Way each provided funding to help Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Michigan (BIGS) begin a new School-Based mentoring program at Charlevoix Elementary School. Funds will be used to expand the current number of children being served, with a goal of adding 20 new mentoring relationships ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Monday, July 10, 2017
Party Giant in Traverse City has moved to a new location at 3603 Marketplace Circle, next to Lucky’s Market. They have also launched a new website. The new location will allow Party Giant to have an expanded showroom for merchandise and ample parking. Party Giant offers a large selection of party decorations, Mardi Gras, Mexican fiesta and piñatas, New Years, bridal shower, baby ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, July 10, 2017
Traverse City Black Car, a new luxury chauffeured transportation service has recently opened in Traverse City. Craig Dilloway has launched Traverse City Black Car (TCBC) as a veteran owned and operated private car service staffed entirely by off-duty and former law enforcement officers and military personnel. TCBC specializes in individual and small group transportation for the more private, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, July 06, 2017
​Cherryland Electric Cooperative’s board of directors (Cherryland) appointed Gabe Schneider to the vacant seat on their board this June. Schneider was one of 12 candidates vying for the vacant seat on the Cherryland board. “We are thrilled to bring Gabe into the board room,” said Terry Lautner, Cherryland’s board president. “Between his extensive legislative ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Member News
Thursday, July 06, 2017
Next IT Web Division spins off into a new Woman Owned Business named ThrivePOP Next I.T. has been providing I.T. AND web services to businesses since 2001. As we’ve grown, it’s become obvious that we really are two distinct companies with two very different solutions. It’s so hard to be EVERYTHING to EVERYONE… Next IT is spinning the web division off into its own company ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Thursday, July 06, 2017
At its National Conference in San Diego, California on June 26, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America presented our local Big’s office with the National Quality Award for the second year in a row. This award, from the National Leadership Council (NLC), is bestowed to Big Brothers Big Sisters’ mentoring agencies nationwide for meeting or exceeding goals related to program quality, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
TRAVERSE CITY, MI— The Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates (JMG) program in northwest Michigan has received national recognition for the second year in a row. The program, coordinated in the region by Northwest Michigan Works!, is one of just 10 JMG programs in the state to receive a 5-of-5 Award from the Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) Board of Directors. The 5-of-5 Award ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Paradigm Design, a Michigan-based national Architectural and Engineering firm, will open a new location in Traverse City on July 10 th . This office, Paradigm’s second, will continue to serve Northern Michigan as well as the firm’s national client base. Additionally, it will expand the firm’s qualified talent pool by leveraging the desirability of the Traverse City area. Paradigm ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
The Home Builders Association of the Grand Traverse Area, Inc. recently announced the winners of the 2017 Parade of Homes Awards, which wrapped up June 18 th . The 28 th annual Parade of Homes featured 5 Remodeled Homes and 15 New Homes. New Homes were independently pre-judged by industry specialists in a number of areas. Parade visitors also selected the “People’s Choice” in ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Monday, May 29, 2017
The City Opera House is proud to again present the Magic Thursday Artists for a two-month art exhibition and sale July 1, 2017 through August 31, 2017. The exhibition features original fine art paintings in oil, watercolor, pastel and acrylic. A portion of all sales benefits the City Opera House. The opening reception, with refreshments, will be held on July 6, 2017 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the ...read more
Categories: Community, Event, Press Release
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
This year, Crooked Tree Arts Center-Petoskey is opening the sale of 2017-18 Performing Arts Series tickets early! Beginning on Thursday, June 1, CTAC members and non-members will be able to purchase tickets to any one of our great performing arts events! Here’s the 2017-18 Performing Arts Series line-up: The series opens on Saturday, October 7 with solo pianist, Andreas Klein. Enjoy a glass ...read more
Categories: Community, Event, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, May 22, 2017
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The Bay Area Transportation Authority (BATA) is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its successful Bike-n-Ride program. BATA’s Bike-n-Ride service has been helping cyclists enjoy bike trails in Grand Traverse and Leelanau Counties for five years. This years’ service started Saturday, May 20 and runs through the summer and fall until October 22. Since ...read more
Categories: Community, Member News, Press Release
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Traverse City – Spring break will be a busy time for the County’s community pool. Registration for Grand Traverse County Parks and Recreation’s spring session of American Red Cross lessons opened today, and one dollar family open swims are scheduled throughout spring break. “In anticipation of summer, the spring session of swim lessons is quite popular,” said Kristine ...read more
Categories: Event, Community